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Young People

Upcoming Knox Parent Information Workshop

Supporting Girls on the Spectrum

This informative workshop is for parents, carers, and guardians of girls in grades 5 & 6 at primary school and years 7 to 9 at secondary school who are on the Autism Spectrum.

Charlinda Parsons, Occupational Therapist, Spectrum Journey has over 20 years' experience supporting girls on the Autism Spectrum; in early intervention, private practice, in schools and community health services. Charlinda will explore practical strategies, ideas and encourage to support girls on the Autism Spectrum.

Topics include: Hygiene and self-care, Puberty, Executive Function and Supporting girls with sensory strategies to assist with anxiety.

  • Date Thursday 22 August 2019
  • Time 7pm - 9pm
  • Address Knox Civic Centre, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
  • Cost Free
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Download the 'Supporting Girls on the Spectrum' flyer


Knox Youth Events Crew

volunteering

Are you a young person who would like to learn what goes on behind the scenes in staging festivals? Or are you considering a career in Event Management? Or are you just keen to meet some new people and get involved with your local community?

If you answered Yes to any of the above, the Knox Youth Events Crew could be for you! New Crew commencing mid September, 2019!

For further information, or to complete an Expression of Interest form, visit Knox Youth Events Crew

Knox Youth Services Resource Guide (2019) - Poster and Booklet

The Knox Youth Services Resource Guide is a resource designed for schools, agencies, general practitioners and workers that provide support and guidance to young people between the ages of 10 – 25 years in Knox.

This new guide has been developed and produced in a Poster (A2) format and a Booklet format. If you would like a copy of the Resource Guide in Poster format or booklet format, contact Megan Parker, Youth Administrative Officer on 9298 8000 or email megan.parker@knox.vic.gov.au to arrange pick up or delivery.

The Knox Youth Services Resource Guide in Poster or Booklet format, can be seen as a downloadable link via Information for Workers and Teachers


Masked - Short Film Premiere

Masked youth film  Free to Be Me

Masked is a short film created and produced by a group of incredible LGBTIQ+ young people aged 15 - 18 years. The young people were supported by Knox City Council's Youth Services team and Momentum Studios Australia.

The film is the story of High Schooler, Zoe, struggling to come out as a trans man. After knowing who they truly are for a while, Zoe finds themself fatigued by their fear of whether others will accept them or not.

To view the film visit YouTube

Ardoch’s 2019 School Costs Guide

A resource for parents and carers to help ensure that their child has everything they need to start school, learn and realise their potential.

There are always additional costs for families when children start, or return to school each year, and the aim of this guide is to help inform you about the different costs of education and assist you to manage these.

Simply working out and understanding these costs, and how to reduce them can be overwhelming. This guide is here to assist you.You can read it all at once or dip into it when needed!

Download a copy of the guide by visiting Ardoch. Remember to choose Victoria!

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Knox Youth Strategic Plan 2012-2017

For information or to download the Plan, view our Knox Youth Strategic Plan 2012-2017 page.

KYS Brochure

The Knox Youth Services brochure provides an outline of our Programs and Services for Young People, Programs and Services for Families, Parents and Carers and Schools, Agencies and others that are advocating for Young People. Download the KYS brochure below.

For further information in regards to these services, please browse our other pages or call Knox Youth Services on 9298 8000, email youth@knox.vic.gov.au or drop into our Youth Information Centre, Monday to Thursday between 1pm and 5pm.

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